The Master of Science in Health Sciences program is a 36 credit degree consisting of an 18 credit core, a 15 credit specialization, and a three credit capstone course. The courses comprising the health professions education specialization are:
HSC 600: Principles of Teaching and Learning
HSC 610: Assessment & Evaluation in Health Professions Education
HSC 620: Technology & Applications in Health Professions Education
HSC 630: Classroom & Clinical Instruction
HSC 640: Curriculum Development
Students who complete a Health Professions Education specialization will be able to:
- Demonstrate proficiency in using multiple strategies of communication to convey complex thoughts and ideas.
- Use research findings to explain and direct the resolution of practice related issues and challenges.
- Apply leadership skills in managing people and programs.
- Analyze issues and challenges, including new and emerging trends
- Use knowledge of health care policy and delivery systems to guide professional practice.
- Implement specialized knowledge and skills in an advanced practice role.
Please note: students pursuing the health professions education specialization will need to supply, upon admission, documentation of eligibility to practice their given health profession in their current state of residence.